Christ Community Church

Children's Pastor/Director

Christ Community Church
Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

Date Posted: 04/05/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Purpose: Children's Ministry Pastor is to oversee and manage the development of the next and upcoming generation of believers through effective ministry to children and parents.


Reports To: The Children's Ministry Pastor reports directly to the Senior Pastor and is responsible ultimately to the Eldership Team.


General Requirements: All staff pastors at CCC have the same core requirements.


  1. To equip believers for the work of the ministry (Eph. 4:11-12) through:
  • Building teams in relational environments.
  • Training leaders who will reproduce and multiply ministry.
  • Teaching the church to engage with their spiritual gifts and talents.
  • Releasing men and women into ministry with oversight.
  1. To care for and shepherd the flock of God (Acts 20:28; Ez. 34). The primary job responsibilities for this are as follows:
  • Feeding the sheep by teaching the Word (Ez. 34:2).
  • Regular encouragement and support (34:3).
  • Seeking out those lost and wandering from the fold (34:4, 6).
  • Being present in desperate seasons of life (hospital visits and funerals).
  1. To manage ministries well through faithful leadership and oversight (Acts 20:28: 1 Tim. 3:1) through:
  • Faithful stewardship of finances, people, and time.
  • Regular communication with team leaders and with the elders.
  1. To maintain a personal life that is morally blameless, doctrinally pure, self-controlled and even-tempered. He is to be a faithful partner in his marriage covenant, temperate, reputable, hospitable, and worthy of respect, (1 Tim. 3:2; 2 Tim 2:24). The primary job responsibilities for this are as follows:
  • Growing in a relationship with Christ through spiritual disciplines (1 Cor. 9:27).
  • Managing his household well by setting family priorities, establishing family values, and ensuring biblical discipline in the home (1 Tim. 3:4b).
  1. To effectively teach and train disciples through: (1 Tim. 3:2; 2 Tim. 2:2)
  • Appropriate time in preparation for teaching God’s Word.
  • Remaining teachable and humble.
  • Seeking ongoing educational/instructional opportunities in ministry and the Word.
  1. To set a standard of service, modeling Jesus’ selflessness and humility (Phil. 2:1-11).


  • To recruit train and deploy a steady stream of children’s workers, teachers, check-in and check-out personnel.
  • To plan, organize and execute 3-4 Next Gen. emphasis Sundays in 2016.
  • To prepare, organize and implement a Tuesday evening children’s Christian ed. track in conjunction with the other family discipleship ministries.
  • To enlist, equip and release volunteers to run a quality Harvest Party for Kids in the fall.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Identify and implement curriculum that will assist in the discipleship training of children ages nursery through 6th grade.
  • Develop and implement programs designed to grow the children of CCC in Christ.
  • To engage students regularly in opportunities for service both in the church and in the community.
  • Provide pastoral care and training for volunteers in the Children’s ministry.
  • Design a ministry plan and budget for the Children’s ministry at CCC.
  • Work with the Student Ministries Pastor to effectively assimilate children into the Jr. High ministry.
  • Work with the Student Ministries Pastor to provide opportunities for Jr. Highers and High Schoolers to serve the children’s ministry.
  • Attend elders and staff meetings as directed by the Senior Pastor. 
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